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Maryland Lawmakers Propose State Policy To Replace Federal Individual Mandate

January 10, 2018
Maryland state lawmakers have proposed legislation that would effectively replace the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate by creating a down payment plan. The proposal would require that beginning in 2020 uninsured Marylanders pay a penalty for not having insurance and that money could be used as a down payment for a health insurance plan. Introduced on Tuesday (Jan. 9) by Maryland Sen. Brian J. Feldman (D) and Del. Joseline A. Peña-Melnyk, (D) the proposal would fine Marylanders without health insurance...

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